Dr. Colette Nichols: philanthropy


Over 2,000 homeless men, women, and children annually have been helped since 2009 by Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission. They run shelters, recovery programs, transitional housing, and many other services crucial to fighting homeless and related issues.

Colette Nichols Philanthropy Opportunities

Mayan Families’ mission is to facilitate sustainable development programs in impoverished communities throughout the Lake Atitlán region of rural Guatemala. A few of their many programs include: student sponsorship, natural building workshops, and preschool nutrition centers.

Philanthropy Opportunities

A Place Called Home provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education, and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.

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Red Rover is an animal protection and welfare non-profit organization serving North America. They shelter and care for animals displaced by natural disasters and other crises.

Animal philanthropy in LA

Since 1956, the Foundation Center has worked to achieve its mission of strengthening the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy throughout the world.

Founded by Dr. Colette Nichols, the Empower Foundation is working with partners and charities to end homelessness, support vulnerable children, and improve health.


This organization aims to strengthen American democracy by educating and preparing high school students for life-long involvement and responsible leadership in a democratic society. Each year, over 11,000 students throughout the U.S participate in their programs.

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Rated one of the Top Rated Award from GreatNonProfits, Shelter Partnership Inc. is collaborating with others in the community to solve homelessness in Los Angeles County through policy analysis, program design, resource development, and advocacy in support of agencies and local governments that serve the homeless.

Philanthropy Opportunities

The Art of Elysium has partnered with artists in communities across LA to support individuals experiencing a difficult emotional life challenge, such as illness, displacement, confinement, and hospitalization. Currently, they offer 110 community programs a month, serving over 30,000 individuals a year.

Philanthropy Opportunities

Do You Have A Non-Profit Organization or A Community Event You Want Us To Know About?

Dr. Colette Nichols wants to know if there’s someone or something making a positive impact on your community! Send the information to us via a contact form and we’ll feature the organization or event on our blog.

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